China’s ban on scrap imports revitalises US recycling industry

//China’s ban on scrap imports revitalises US recycling industry

China’s ban on scrap imports revitalises US recycling industry

The halt on China’s imports of waste paper and plastic that has disrupted US recycling programmes has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables.US paper mills are expanding capacity to take advantage of a glut of cheap scrap. Some facilities that previously exported plastic or metal to China have retooled so they can process it themselves.And in a twist, the investors include Chinese companies that are still interested in having access to waste paper or flattened…

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